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Definitions for revenue
ˈrɛv ənˌyu, -əˌnurev·enue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gross, revenue, receipts(noun)

    the entire amount of income before any deductions are made

  2. tax income, taxation, tax revenue, revenue(noun)

    government income due to taxation

Wiktionary

  1. revenue(Noun)

    The income returned by an investment

    Etymology: Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from revenue, from "a return" (modern French 'revenu'), the prop. feminine past participle of revenir (=modern French), from revenire, from re- + venire

  2. revenue(Noun)

    The total income received from a given source

    Etymology: Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from revenue, from "a return" (modern French 'revenu'), the prop. feminine past participle of revenir (=modern French), from revenire, from re- + venire

  3. revenue(Noun)

    All income generated for some political entity's treasury by taxation and other means

    Etymology: Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from revenue, from "a return" (modern French 'revenu'), the prop. feminine past participle of revenir (=modern French), from revenire, from re- + venire

  4. revenue(Noun)

    The total sales; turnover.

    Etymology: Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from revenue, from "a return" (modern French 'revenu'), the prop. feminine past participle of revenir (=modern French), from revenire, from re- + venire

  5. revenue(Noun)

    The net revenue, net sales.

    Etymology: Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from revenue, from "a return" (modern French 'revenu'), the prop. feminine past participle of revenir (=modern French), from revenire, from re- + venire

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revenue(noun)

    that which returns, or comes back, from an investment; the annual rents, profits, interest, or issues of any species of property, real or personal; income

    Etymology: [F. revenu, OF. revenue, fr. revenir to return, L. revenire; pref. re- re- + venire to come. See Come.]

  2. Revenue(noun)

    hence, return; reward; as, a revenue of praise

    Etymology: [F. revenu, OF. revenue, fr. revenir to return, L. revenire; pref. re- re- + venire to come. See Come.]

  3. Revenue(noun)

    the annual yield of taxes, excise, customs, duties, rents, etc., which a nation, state, or municipality collects and receives into the treasury for public use

    Etymology: [F. revenu, OF. revenue, fr. revenir to return, L. revenire; pref. re- re- + venire to come. See Come.]

Freebase

  1. Revenue

    In business, revenue or turnover is income that a company receives from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers. In many countries, such as the United Kingdom, revenue is referred to as turnover. Some companies receive revenue from interest, royalties, or other fees. Revenue may refer to business income in general, or it may refer to the amount, in a monetary unit, received during a period of time, as in "Last year, Company X had revenue of $42 million." Profits or net income generally imply total revenue minus total expenses in a given period. In accounting, revenue is often referred to as the "top line" due to its position on the income statement at the very top. This is to be contrasted with the "bottom line" which denotes net income. For non-profit organizations, annual revenue may be referred to as gross receipts. This revenue includes donations from individuals and corporations, support from government agencies, income from activities related to the organization's mission, and income from fundraising activities, membership dues, and financial investments such as stock shares in companies. In general usage, revenue is income received by an organization in the form of cash or cash equivalents. Sales revenue or revenues is income received from selling goods or services over a period of time. Tax revenue is income that a government receives from taxpayers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revenue

    rev′en-ū (earlier rē-ven′ū), n. the receipts or rents from any source: return, as a revenue of praise: income: the income of a state.—n. Rev′enue-cut′ter, an armed vessel employed by custom-house officers in preventing smuggling.—adj. Rev′enued.—ns. Rev′enue-en′sign, a distinctive flag authorised in 1798 in United States; Rev′enue-off′icer, an officer of the customs or excise; In′land-rev′enue, revenue derived from stamps, excise, income-tax, &c. [Fr. revenue, pa.p. of revenir, to return—L. revenīrere-, back, venīre, to come.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. revenue

    In cases of revenue proceedings, the law harshly provides that the onus probandi is to be on the claimant, however injured.

Editors Contribution

  1. revenue

    An amount of income.

    Government generates its own revenue and apportions it to various elements of society.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revenue' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2569

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revenue' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2434

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revenue' in Nouns Frequency: #877

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revenue in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revenue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of revenue in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    It is absurd for elements within the Netanyahu government to suggest that building more settlements in the West Bank is the appropriate response to the most recent violence. It is also not acceptable that the Netanyahu government decided to withhold hundreds of millions of Shekels in tax revenue from the Palestinians, which it is supposed to collect on their behalf.

  2. Jeff Harte:

    Sustainability for advisory revenue will be a question. Volatility for a little bit does n’t derail the cycle, but if it continues for an extended period of time it gets more concerning, at this point it wo n’t halt the market, but with every month that goes by, it gets a little more worrying.

  3. Dave Schwartz:

    I do n’t think sports betting in other states is a huge concern for Las Vegas because, first of all, it’s only about 2 percent of total gaming revenue.

  4. Chief Financial Officer Tim Score:

    Following the acceleration in royalty revenue growth in the second half of 2014, and with a wide range of OEMs (manufacturers) introducing products based on ARM's V8 architecture this year, the outlook for royalty revenues this year is very encouraging.

  5. Yossi Abu:

    Every day that passes Israel is losing revenue and investments and is not enjoying the geopolitical benefits of the discoveries, once this outline is approved, it will allow us to invest close to $10 billion to expand Tamar and develop Leviathan.

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